Dr Md Younus
Dr Younus, PhD (Adelaide), MPhil (Waikato), MSc and BSc (first class second in Geography, DU) has started work at the discipline of Geography, Environment and Population, Adelaide University, South Australia as a Visiting Research Fellow in June, 2011. He was assigned as a team member with various international research activities, such as: Ford Foundation, International Water Management Institute, BUP, ADB, WMO, Global Water Partnership and the University of Waikato. He has presented papers in various international seminars in the USA, Norway, Finland, Australia, Bangladesh and the UK. Younus worked with Professors Drs Nick Harvey, Richard Warrick, Q K Ahmad, K B Sajjadur Rasheed, Munir Morad, and Martin Williams. He was a Scientific Reviewer of IPCC Fourth (2007) and Fifth (2014) assessment reports on adaptation. He has published two books (one from Springer, Netherlands in 2014 and another from Germany) regarding climate change vulnerability and adaptation; and significant number of articles/papers (23 research documents) in refereed international journals and proceedings. Dr Younus is a Board Member of Australia New Zealand Society for Ecological Economics (ANZSEE); and members / Life members of 18 Societies along with the Association of American Geographers, Institute of Australian Geographers, the Royal Geographical Society - Institute of British Geographers (RGS-IBG), Regional Studies Association (UK), International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE), Bangladesh Geographical Society, BNGA, the Royal Geographical Society of South Australia, Field Geology Club of South Australia and Bangla Academy. He is a Fellow of RGS-IBG. He taught several courses on environment (Environmental Studies: Climate Change and Human Adaptations, Environmental Decision Making Tools, Research Project Design and Management, cities as human environments) in Flinders University, Australia; and he also delivered special lectures in Dhaka University and Adelaide University. Dr Younus has evaluated ANU Doctoral thesis, NOAA's grant application, and many articles for international refereed journals as a referee. Younus is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Environmental Assessment Policy and Management, Imperial College Press, UK. He is a Councilor of the RGSSA and Vice President of the Bangladesh Australia Society of South Australia (BASSA) Inc.
|2011 - 2018||Visiting Research Fellow||University of Adelaide|
|2011 - 2013||Lecturer||Flinders University|
|1994 - 2001||Research Fellow||University of Waikato and BUP - Collaborative International Research Project|
|Bengali||Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review|
|English||Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review|
|Dhaka University||Bangladesh||BSc in Geography (Honours) (First Class Third)|
|University of Waikato||New Zealand||MPhil|
|Dhaka University||Bangladesh||MSc in Geography (Thesis) (First Class Second)|
|Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Adelaide||Australia||PhD|
|Skills Workshop on Environmental Impact Assessment||United States Agency for International Development / Irrigation Support Project for Asia and Near East (ISPAN)||Bangladesh|
|2017||Younus, M. (2017). An assessment of vulnerability and adaptation to cyclones through impact assessment guidelines: a bottom-up case study from Bangladesh coast. Natural Hazards, -.
|2017||Younus, M. (2017). Adapting to climate change in the coastal regions of Bangladesh: proposal for the formation of community-based adaptation committees. Environmental Hazards, 16, 1, 21-49.
|2015||Shaw, Jennie, (2015). Vulnerability to climate change adaptation in rural Bangladesh. Grubb, Michael (Ed.). Climate Policy, 15, 3, 410-412.
|2015||Younus, M. A. F. (2015). Crop adaptation processes to extreme floods in Bangladesh: a case study. Environmental Hazards, 14, 1, 36-53.
|2014||Younus, M. A. F. & Harvey, N. (2014). Economic consequences of failed autonomous adaptation to extreme floods: a case study from Bangladesh. Local Economy, 29, 1-2, 22-37.
|2014||Younus, M. A. F. & Sharna, S. S. (2014). Combination of community-based vulnerability and adaptation to storm surges in coastal regions of Bangladesh. Journal of Environmental Assessment Policy and Management, 16, 4, 1450036-1-1450036-36.
|2014||Younus, M. (2014). Flood vulnerability and adaptation to climate change in Bangladesh: a review. Journal of Environmental Assessment Policy and Management, 16, 3, 1450024-1-1450024-28.
|2013||Younus, M. & Harvey, N. (2013). Community-based flood vulnerability and adaptation assessment: a case study from Bangladesh. Journal of Environmental Assessment Policy and Management, 15, 3, 1-32.
|2012||Younus, M. A. (2012). Farmers household information in Bangladesh: significant indicators for assessing vulnerability and adaptation. Journal of the Bangladesh National Geographical Association, 37, 1-2, 1-20.|
|2011||Younus, M. & Harvey, N. (2011). Autonomous adaptation to extreme floods in Bangladesh as a case: can adaptation in south Asia cope with extreme hydrological profile of the GBM River basin?. Oriental Geographer, 52, 1&2, 1-10.|
|2007||Younus, M. A., Bedford, R. & Morad, M. (2007). Food security implications of failure of autonomous crop adaptation to extreme flood events: a case study in Bangladesh. Ahmad, Q & Warrick, R (Eds.). Asia Pacific Journal on Environment and Development, 14, 1, 19-39.|
|2005||Younus, M. A., Bedford, R., & Morad, M., (2005). Not so high and dry: examination of the patterns of 'autonomous adjustment' to major flooding events in Bangladesh. Geography, 90, 2, 112-120.|
|1994||Paul, S., , Habibullah, & Younus, M, (1994). Climate and Sea Level Change: Impact on the Coastal District Bhola in Bangladesh, June 1994, pp 19-37, BUP, Dhaka. Ahmad, Q. K. (Ed.). Development Debate (Unnyan Bitarka),, 30 - Troyodosh Barsha, 2, 19-37.|
|1993||Younus, M. A. & Rahman, K., (1993). HEALTH CARE FACILITIES IN BANGLADESH: AN ANALYSIS ON WORK LOAD FACTOR. Unknown (Ed.). Journal of Preventive and Social Medicine, 12, 1, 30-35.|
|1993||Younus, M. A. & Rahman, K, (1993). CHANGING PATTERN OF HEALTH CARE FACILITIES IN BANGLADESH: A GEOGRAPHICAL ANALYSIS. Dutt, A. K. (Ed.). Indian Journal of Landscapes Systems and Ecological Studies, Vol. 17, No. 1, 119-127.|
|2014||Younus, M. A. F. (2014). Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in Bangladesh. Springer.|
|2011||Younus, M. (2011). Adaptation to climate change in Bangladesh: with particular reference to the extreme flood events and farmers’ crop adaptation. Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing.|
|2014||Alam, T, & Younus, M, (2014). Responses of migrant communities to extreme heat in South Australia: a case study in the city of Port Adelaide Enfield. Australia New Zealand Society for Ecological Economics 2013 Conference. Lo, Alex, Pearson, Leonie & Evans, M (Eds.) Australian National Universituy.|
|2014||Younus, M. A., Sharna, S. S. & Rahman, T. B. (2014). Integrated assessment and decision-support tool for community-based vulnerability and adaptation to storm surges in four coastal areas in Bangladesh. Australia New Zealand Society for Ecological Economics 2013 Conference. Lo, Alex, Pearsons, Leonie & Evans (Eds.) Canberra, Australia.|
|2012||Younus, M., Harvey, N. & Rahman, T. (2012). Community-based assessment of vulnerability and adaptation to storm surges: A case study in Barguna, a coastal town in Bangladesh. Practical Responses to Climate Change (PRCC). Canberra.|
|2007||Younus, M, (2007). Can failure effects of 'autonomous adaptation' to extreme flood events in South Asia cope With future climate change? - a case of Bangladesh. Conference of the Australia and New Zealand Society for Ecological Economics (ANZSEE). Noosaville, Queensland, Australia.|
|2007||Younus, M. A. (2007). Autonomous adaptation to the extreme flood events in Bangladesh as a case: can adaptation in South Asia cope with the extreme hydrological profile of the GBM River basins in foreseeable climate change?. International Conference on Climate and Water. Heinonen, Mari (Ed.) Helsinki, Finland.|
|2005||Younus, M. A. (2005). Climate-induced Flooding, Autonomous Adjustments and Human Security in Bangladesh–a Geographical Assessment, Human Security and Climate Change An International Workshop, Oslo, Norway, 21–23 June 2005,. Human Security and Climate Change An International Workshop, Oslo. Oslo, Norway.|
|2002||Younus, M. A. (2002). Autonomous crop adaptation processes to extreme floods: a case study in Bangladesh. Practical Responses to Climate Change Conference. Canberra, Australia.|
|2004||Ahmad, Q., Karim, Z., Haq, K., Quasem, M., Hussain, I., Rahman, K. ... Ahmed, N., (2004). Bangladesh country report: pro-poor intervention strategies in irrigated agriculture in Asia: poverty in irrigated agriculture: issues and options, IWMI, Colombo, Sri Lanka,
|2010||Younus, M. A.; (2010); Community-based autonomous adaptation and vulnerability to extreme floods in Bangladesh: processes, assessment and failure effects;|
|2001||Younus, M. A.; (2001); COPING WITH FLOODING IN RURAL BANGLADESH: A CASE STUDY OF ADJUSTMENTS BY FARMERS IN ISLAMPUR THANA;|
|1993||Younus, M. A.; (1993); INEQUALITY PATTERN OF HEALTH RESOURCES IN BANGLADESH: WITH SPECIAL FOCUS ON TWO SELECTED THANAS;|
|2016 - 2017||Member||Fellow, the Royal Geographical Society - Institute of British Geographers||United Kingdom|
|2015 - ongoing||Member||Member, The Australian Sociological Association||Australia|
|2015 - ongoing||Member||member, the Royal Geographical Society of South Australia Inc||Australia|
|2015 - ongoing||Member||member, The Field Geology Club of South Australia Inc||Australia|
|2015 - 2016||Member||member, Association of American Geographers||United States|
|2015 - ongoing||Member||Life Member, Bangladesh National Geographical Association|
|2014 - ongoing||Member, Regional Studies Association||United Kingdom|
|2007 - ongoing||Member||The International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE)|
|2007 - ongoing||Board Member||Australia New Zealand Society for Ecological Economics (ANZSEE)|
|2005 - ongoing||member, Geographical Society of NSW||Australia|
|2005 - 2016||Member||Member, Institute of Australian Geographers||Australia|
|2004 - ongoing||Member||Member, Society for International Development (SID), Bangladesh Chapter|
|2001 - ongoing||member, Asiatic Society of Bangladesh||Bangladesh|
|1998 - ongoing||member, New Zealand Geographical Society|
|1988 - ongoing||Member||Life Member, Bangla Academy||Bangladesh|
|1986 - ongoing||Member||Life Member, Bangladesh Geographical Society|
|2007 - 2015||Member||Executive Board, ANZSEE||ANZSEE||Australia|
|Date||Role||Board name||Institution name||Country|
|2016 - 2018||Vice-President||Vice President||Bangladesh Australia Society of South Australia Incorporated||Australia|
|2016 - 2018||Council||Executive Committee||The Royal Geograhical Society of South Australia Inc||Australia|
|Date||Role||Editorial Board Name||Country|
|2015 - 2017||Associate Editor||Associate Editor, Journal of Environmental Assessment Policy and Management||United Kingdom|